Easy DIY Rope Wrapped Headboard Tutorial

It may have taken way longer than I imagined, and used about 200 times more rope than I anticipated, though I’m still glad I did it, and I wouldn’t hesitate recommending it as a great DIY project to try. If you missed the initial reveal post, this is the bed from the ‘guest room‘ at...…READ MORE

DIY Easy Slipcovered Headboard Tutorial…plus how to extend a low bedhead

If you saw the girl’s bedroom reveal from the flip house, then you’ll already know a bit about this simple bed makeover. As mentioned in that previous post, the bed was already in the room and originally I was tempted to replace it. It was just so plain and basic that my initial reaction was...…READ MORE

Easy No Sew Bed Skirt…from a Curtain Panel!

Surely I’m not the only one who struggles to find bed skirts? They’re either too expensive (like $150 – $250!), too cheap (I find the affordable cotton ones tend to look almost see-through), too big, too small, too plain, too old-fashioned (multiple pleats and layered ruffles just aren’t my thing). And the quilted ones, which...…READ MORE

How to Turn a Basket into a Light Shade

When I first saw this basket in a Spotlight store I knew it was supposed to be a light fitting. And making that happen was surprisingly quick and easy! The first thing I did was remove the heavy timber base. It was just attached with four screws so that was pretty straight forward. Next I...…READ MORE

DIY Easy Upholstered Headboard Tutorial

It’s finally time to begin sharing some of the tutorials for the DIY projects at the flip house! I’m starting with the headboard in the master bedroom which lots of you have asked about. This is a really easy and inexpensive project that anyone can have a go at. BEFORE AFTER When I create tutorials,...…READ MORE

Flip House Wrap-Up & Sale Details

Phew, it was a wild ride! And a longer than expected ride. And a slightly stress-inducing ride. But it was also fun, and challenging, and rewarding…and so worth it! As promised, I’m back to share this round-up post, and also divulge the sale details for those of you who are interested. Of course, by definition...…READ MORE

The Flip House | Girl’s Bedroom Reveal

It’s here! The last of the flip house reveal posts! Did anyone else get the feeling this was becoming like the magic pudding of houses? It just seemed to keep going and going! Thank you so much to everyone who has been following along. I’m so sorry I haven’t been able to respond to all...…READ MORE

The Flip House | Guest Bedroom & Main Bathroom Reveal

Thanks so much for everyone’s comments, emails and messages following my last post. I honestly feel like you’ve all been beside me throughout this house flipping journey and I really don’t think I could have done it without you! Anyhoo, returning to my regular scheduling now by sharing two of the last three spaces from...…READ MORE

The Flip House is SOLD!

I’ve been holding on to this news for a while, and it’s finally time to let it out! After two weekend opens, several offers and just two and a half weeks on the market, the flip house is SOLD! It was such a surprise – and a relief! – to hear the news. Things still...…READ MORE

The Flip House | Kitchen & Deck Reveal

Normally when someone mentions a kitchen reveal it’s something to get excited about. There’ll be new shaker cabinets with sleek marble counters, fancy island pendant lights, cool open shelving, hardware that doubles as jewellery and an amazing tile backsplash. Yeah, well, this isn’t that kind of kitchen reveal. As any of you who have been...…READ MORE